M*A*S*H was a powerhouse show for CBS from 1972 to 1983, depicting the adventures of the fictional Mobile Army Surgical Hospital 4077 staff during the Korean War. Guest stars populated M*A*S*H, later becoming fixtures of other CBS shows.
Archive for July, 2015
Wiseguy aired on CBS for four seasons, from 1987 to 1990. Ken Wahl starred as Vincent “Vinnie” Terranova, a federal government agent in the Organized Crime Bureau. Terranova went deep undercover to establish viable criminal credentials.
Double Rush was a short-lived situation comedy that aired on CBS in 1995. Stephen Nathan and Diane English created Double Rush, using the setting of a bike messenger service in New York City for comedic effect. The service, appropriately, was called Double Rush.
Before he became the architect of the fictional Bartlet presidency on The West Wing, Aaron Sorkin wrote the 1995 film The American President. Sorkin’s story depicts the end of President Andrew Shepherd’s first term. Shepherd, a democrat, is a widower with a teenage daughter; his wife died before the campaign.